ERIC Number: ED175050
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Rhetorical and Communication Theory: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1979 (Vol. 39 Nos. 7 through 12).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 13 titles deal with the following topics: confessional rhetoric in the poetry of Anne Sexton, rhetorical criticism, the Hippocratic oath, messages communicated through team sports as a medium of social interaction, the silent black language, humor in a lesbian speech community, invention in the Carolingian age, Arthur Schopenhauer, irony, communication and consciousness, the development of concept diffusion models and their application to the diffusion of the social concept of race, the rhetoric of contemporary feminist song, and communication as the vehicle of socialization. (FL)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Athletics, Black Dialects, Cluster Analysis, Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer), Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Feminism, Homosexuality, Humor, Information Theory, Irony, Models, Poetry, Research, Rhetoric, Rhetorical Criticism, Social Relations, Socialization, Speech Communication
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.